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Police Respond To A Man in Crisis

Date: August 7, 2020
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of a man in crisis on the 8000 block of Brycelyn Street around 2:45 a.m.

Responding officers were alerted by a family member that a male was inside, and may have a firearm.  

SWAT responded to assist with the situation. Multiple verbal commands were made to communicate with the male.

Negotiators made contact with the male who stated a female was inside, and was free to come out at any time.

The male agreed to surrender and exit with the female without incident. He was transported to a medical facility for further assistance.

There were no reported injuries.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews